It didn’t take very lengthy for former Patriots cornerback Jack Jones to discover a new dwelling.
According to NFL Media’s Mike Garafolo, the Las Vegas Raiders claimed the 25-year-old defensive again off waivers only a day after New England minimize ties with him.
Jones, who was chosen by the Patriots within the fourth spherical of the 2022 NFL Draft, has loads ties to the Raiders resulting from their interim head coach, Antonio Pierce. Pierce, the previous Giants linebacker, was Jones’ high-school coach at Lengthy Seaside Poly and school defensive coordinator at Arizona State.
Shortly after Garafolo’s report, Jones took to the X social media platform to each thank the Patriots and categorical pleasure for his subsequent cease in Las Vegas.
Jones is simply the newest ex-Patriot to affix the Raiders over the previous couple of seasons, with Las Vegas’ roster already that includes former Foxborough contributors in Jakobi Meyers, Jimmy Garoppolo, Brian Hoyer, and Jakob Johnson.
New England’s resolution to waive Jones after simply 18 whole video games performed with the Patriots got here after a tumultuous five-month stretch the place the cornerback was saddled with authorized woes, reported crew violations and a dip in play.
In his remaining sport as a Patriot, Jones performed simply 10 whole snaps in New England’s 10-6 loss to the Colts on Sunday. He was additionally benched for the Patriots’ first two defensive collection towards the Washington Commanders on Nov. 5.
Jones reportedly drew the ire of New England’s teaching employees when he reportedly missed curfew forward of the Patriots’ sport towards Washington, together with then-teammate J.C. Jackson.
Again in June, Jones was arrested at Logan Airport when a pair of loaded weapons have been found in his carry-on bag. Ultimately, the fees towards him have been dropped in alternate for accepting one yr of probation and 48 hours of group service.
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